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Today: Money smart week will kick off and run through Friday, April 11 at the Carlisle Public Library. Stop by to enter the drawing for a piggy bank full of money. Participants must have a library card. One entry per day.
Today: Pay yourself first class will be presented by BancorpSouth bank at 2:30 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library.
Today and Friday: Pre-kindergarten registration at Lonoke Primary School will be held from 7-9 a.m. in the cafeteria. Forms are linked only at www.lonokeschools.org or can be picked up in the school office. Parents and guardians need to complete the forms before registration. There will be 40 slots for ABC pre-k and 20 slots for tuition-based pre-k. Tuition is $300 per month.
Friday: The Carlisle Futuristic League will host its annual drive thru Hamburger Supper from 4:30-7:30 p.m. across from the depot. Plates will cost $7 and include a hamburger or 2 hot dogs, chips, drink and cookies.
Saturday: A book signing for local author Ava Jones Burnett will be held at the Lonoke Community Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Burnett’s book, Murder In the Children’s Eyes, was published in February.
Saturday: The Lonoke Community Wide Easter egg hunt will be at 11 a.m. for ages 2 through fifth grade at New Testament Baptist Church, 1601 Lincoln St., Lonoke. There will be prizes and lots of eggs to hunt. In case of rain, activities will be held in the Family Life Center.
Sunday: Revival services at New Testament Baptist Church, 1601 Lincoln St., Lonoke will be through April 16. Jason Palmer, pastor of Lakeview Baptist Church, Farmerville, La. will be the evangelist and the Jason Palmer band will present blue grass gospel music at each service. Sunday services are 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday services will begin at 7 p.m. Please come and join us for this special time of worship.
Sunday: Come enjoy country gospel music and singing by the Hwy 86 Band at 5 p.m. at the Roberson Baptist Church located across the interstate from the Remington Plant.
Monday: Celebrate National Library Week with the Carlisle Public Library. Text a poem to us, 20 words or less at 870-830-1164. You could win a prize. Deadline is Friday, April 18.
Monday: The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce will meet a noon in the Civic Center. Meal will be available for $5.
Monday: The Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the courtroom at city hall.
Monday: The Carlisle School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the superintendent’s office.
Tuesday: Youth decorating Easter eggs at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library.
Wednesday: There will be a toddler time egg hunt at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library.
Wednesday: The Bunny Tales story time, for ages two through five, will meet at 10 a.m. at the Lonoke Public Library. Our theme this week will be eggs.
April 17: Come get “egg-cited” about eggs, a program for all ages with science, games and eggs from 4-4:45 p.m. at the Lonoke Public Library.
April 18: Community Shred day will be from 10 a.m until noon at BancorpSouth in Carlisle. Staples, paper clips, binder clips or manila folder do not have to be removed before shredding. Please remove all paper from binders. Binders, cardboard, plastics, hard drives, computer discs or floppy drives can not be shredded.
April 18: Make and take crafts will be from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. for all ages at the Lonoke Public Library. Come make a bookmark and mark your spot.
April 19: The Carlisle Community Easter Egg Hunt will be at 10 a.m. in the Carlisle City Park. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures so don’t forget your camera. For more information call the Carlisle Methodist Church at 870-552-7789.
April 19: The Carlisle Masonic Lodge will host a Spaghetti Supper from 5-7 p.m. at the Lodge. Cost is $6 per person. Children 12 and under eat free. Proceeds will go to the Masonic Lodge Scholarship fund.
April 21: The Lonoke School Board will meet at 6 p.m. at the administration building.
April 21: The Carlisle Public Library will be closed for a regional staff training until 1 p.m. Hours will be 1-6 p.m.
April 22: Calling all adults. Blackout poetry will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library
April 22: The Carlisle City Council will meet a 6 p.m. in the Civic Center.
April 23: There will be a kites themed toddler time at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library.
April 24: Youth Blackout poetry will be at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library. Participates must be old enough to read and write.
April 28: Lonoke and Prairie County Families are invited to the First Baptist Church in Cabot at 6:30 p.m. for information on how to be involved in helping children in need through fostering, adopting or volunteering via The CALL in Lonoke and Prairie Counties - thecallinarkansas.org
April 29: Movie Day at the Carlisle Public Library will begin at 4 p.m. Snack will be provided. All ages are welcome.
April 30: The Bunny Tales story time, for ages two through five, will meet at 10 a.m. at the Lonoke Public Library. Our theme this week will be Pete the cat and colors.
April 30: There will be a picnic themed toddler time at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library
May 2: The Relay for Life of Lonoke County will be from 6 p.m. until 12 a.m. at the Gina Cox Center. For more information call 501-690-8538 or visit the website at RelayForLife.org.
May 3: Grills and Gowns, a pageant and BBQ contest, benefit event for the Lonoke County Council on Again, Meals on Wheels Program will be from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Lonoke County fair grounds. Cost is $50 for a four member team for the BBQ contest. Turn in time is 3 p.m. Five awards will be given. The pageant will be open to any girls ages birth to 20 years. Cost for pageant entry is $30 for beauty, $10 for photogenic or $35 for beauty and photogenic. Attire will be pageant dress or Sunday best. There will be eight categories winners and one people’s choice winner. Deadline by Mail is April 25 or in person by May 2. For more information about the events, contact Wayne Hamric at 501-438-1006, Ronnie Evans at 501-412-5087 or Sharon Anderson at 501-676-6971. Forms are also available online at LonokeCountySeniors.com